An old 1958 episode of the Oscar Levant show, with Fred Astaire as guest star. This item had previously been uploaded by someone else to Archive.org, but was removed. Also, please excuse the poor picture quality. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Oscar Levant, Fred Astaire, TV, 50s, fifties
GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in BlueOscar Levant, pianoPhiladelphia OrchestraEugene Ormandy, conductorColumbia 78rpm Set MX-251 (XCO 34781 - 34783)Recorded in 1945Digital transfer by F. Reeder(High bit rate) Topics: Gershwin, Oscar Levant, Ormandy, Philadelphia Orchestra, 78rpm
The Allen's Alley question for the day is: "Now that it has been with us for 50 years, what is your reaction to the telephone?" Fred is getting a band together, and Oscar Levant wants to join. Topics: Fred Allen Show, Fred Allen, Oscar Levant, Comedy, Old Time Radio, OTR
John Frayne hosts two local classical music programs. On 'Classics of rhe Phonograph' (two hours in) pianist Oscar Levant is profiled. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Levant Topics: John Frayne, Oscar Levant, WILL-FM, Classical Music, Radio Airchecks, Central Illinois Radio
A lavish and expansive musical biography of George Gershwin with a strong cast that includes a number of notable musical figures of the the day as themselves. A rich montage of Gershwin's popular and classical music outstandingly performed and presented. If you love Gershwin, don't miss this one. CAST NOTES: Robert Alda's film debut. Al Jolson's last credited film role. He made a brief uncredited appearance in "The Jolson Story" (1946). TRIVIA: The Catfish Row set in the "Porgy... Topics: movie trailers, biopics, musicals, George Gershwin, Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles...